Stories Tagged - Radon
Oct. 25, 2023 | CREB
Radon is a radioactive gas found naturally in the environment. It is also the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers, causing over 3,200 Canadian deaths each year. This Radon Action Month, we’d like to tell you how radon gas makes its way into your home, its risks, and how to protect yourself and your family best.
Nov. 01, 2022 | CREB
Radon is often not talked about as the effects aren't immediate, but if it isn't addressed, it can ultimately lead to premature death.
Feb. 10, 2022 | CREB
Alberta has one of the most radon-exposed populations on the planet, leading to many preventable lung cancer diagnoses each year. This is why it is important to learn how to identify and reduce indoor radon levels.
Jan. 26, 2021 | Shameer Gaidhar
Jan. 24, 2020 | Geoff Geddes
Radon is a radioactive gas that is formed when naturally occurring uranium deposits in soil and rock decay. It is invisible, odourless and tasteless, and can accumulate inside homes – sometimes reaching dangerous levels.
Oct. 10, 2019 | Jim Zang